This is beer from Odell Brewing Co (Fort Collins, CO) isn’t easy to explain to those who don’t want to read a book on it. Deconstruction is essentially a blend of beers, comprised of other beers painstakingly created to accent a certain flavor or nuance. Different pilot batches are blended into the final recipe above to achieve the final beer. Each of the constituents contributing to the sum of the whole beer. It’s almost mathematical.
The 2010 edition contained beer aged in bourbon, wine, oak, and non barrel aged beer. This edition touts 42% wine barrel aging, and 58% ale.
Flavor? Odell says: A beer which starts sweet, filling the mouth with fruit-like esters and a mild spiciness, changing to a tart and lingering flavor, reminiscent of apples and grapefruit living amidst and earthy, citrusy hop aroma.
Style: American Wild Ale (Barrel Aged)
Availability: 750 ml bottles, corked & caged
Arrival: September, 2012
note: The above is tentative. Subject to change at whim of the brewer, the beer, or the barrel.